Production

2009 IPC: Measuring and Controlling Energy Costs

Measuring and Controlling Energy Costs, Dr. Mike Brumm, Brumm Swine Consultancy, Inc., from the 2009 Iowa Pork Congress, January 28 - 29, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

Are rising energy costs cutting into your bottom line? Energy efficiency plays an important role in a pork producer's ability to be profitable. Mike will discuss today's energy costs and how they are affecting today's pork producers. He will offer ideas that will help pork producers minimize their energy costs and save significantly on energy bills.

2009 IPC: Pros & Cons of Swine Mortality Disposal Options

Pros and Cons of Swine Mortality Disposal Options, Dr. Thomas Glanville, Iowa State University, from the 2009 Iowa Pork Congress, January 28 - 29, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

Rising costs and other variables have caused some producers to strongly consider changing their method of mortality management. Glanville will discuss mortality management methods commonly used in Iowa and break down pros and cons for these different methods. He will show how to properly set up and maintain a compost facility for mortalities and discuss what to do in the event of mass animal mortality. If you are considering changing you mortality management methods, don't miss Dr. Glanville at Iowa Pork Congress.

2009 IPC: Free Access Gestation Sow Systems From Denmark in August 2008

Free Access Gestation Sow Systems From Denmark August of 2008, Dr. Anna Johnson, Iowa State University, from the 2009 Iowa Pork Congress, January 28 - 29, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

Proper animal husbandry continues to be a major issue in the pork industry and is essential to maintain the trust of consumers. She will discuss proper animal handling techniques and animal husbandry. Anna will also share her experience with new sow housing techniques seen on her trip to Denmark in August 2008.

2009 IPC: Caring For The Convalescent Pig and Euthanasia Decisions

Caring For The Convalescent Pig and Euthanasia Decisions, Dr. Suzanne Millman, Iowa State University, from the 2009 Iowa Pork Congress, January 28 - 29, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

Proper animal husbandry continues to be a major issue in the pork industry and is essential to maintain the trust of consumers. Suzanne will focus on swine well-being issues with particular attention paid to innovations in sow housing and euthanasia. She will also discuss proper animal handling techniques and animal husbandry.


SwineCast 0376, The future of protein demand worldwide

SwineCast 0376 Show Notes:

  • Novus International's Dr. Giovanni Gasperoni looks at meeting current nutritional needs, expanding demand for probiotics, and the future protein demand worldwide

Dr. Derald Holtkamp - Utilization of PADRAP to Assess Risk of Exposure

Foundations of Area and Regional PRRS Virus Control, Utilization of PADRAP to Assess Risk of Exposure in Area and Regional Control Projects, by Dr. Derald Holtkamp. From the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Swine Health Conference held December 7th, 2008 during the 2008 International PRRS Symposium, Chicago, IL, USA.

SwineCast 0371

SwineCast 0371 Show Notes:

  • Special feed efficiency roundtable featuring vets, nutritionists and lenders assembled by Beck Ag for Elanco Animal Health

Dr. Derald Holtkamp - PIP and slides, Utilization of PADRAP to Assess Risk of Exposure by

Foundations of Area and Regional PRRS Virus Control, Utilization of PADRAP to Assess Risk of Exposure in Area and Regional Control Projects, by Dr. Derald Holtkamp. From the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Swine Health Conference held December 7th, 2008 during the 2008 International PRRS Symposium, Chicago, IL, USA.

SwineCast 0368

SwineCast 0368 Show Notes:

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